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Scarecrow Shenanigans - Monster Takeover

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 12:00pm

Bettendorf Family Museum
2900 Learning Campus Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722

New this year: Express line for members

1st Floor Activities:
-Haunted Hopscotch (Outside-Front): Make your feet match the monster’s tracks by jumping, twisting, and hopping your way into the museum.
-Floating Monsters (Great Hall) See for yourself you’ll be amazed as we send air-filled monsters floating up to the museum’s rainbow ceiling.
-Monster Mitten Pals (Great Hall) Decorate and stuff your own mini monster friend. Add eyes, crazy hair, and all sorts of other fun features. Take your little guy home to spook your friends.
-The Monster Petting Zoo (Bump): Our monsters are shy so we keep them protected in dark boxes, but they love to be petted. See if you tell which monster is which.
-Glow Games (Dance A): Lights out. Enjoy some games that Glow, including Candy Corn Ring Toss, Monster Feeding, and more.
-Family Photo Station: Get your camera ready. Make a silly face and pose with our monster picture frame.

In the exhibits:
-Frankenstein’s Lab Spooky Room (ThinkShop): Get in the spooky spirit by taking a stroll in the laboratory of Dr. Frankenstein where monsters are brought to life.
-Monster Protection Rockets (Gallery by bridges): Craft your own straw rocket and take aim at the monsters under the bed.
-Spooky, Hands-On, Science (Traveling Gallery): Experiment with Magnet Monsters, try your hand at Eyeball Engineering, and more.

2nd Floor Activities:
-Monster Snot (Science Room): Don’t be too grossed out! Mix up your own sample of monster snot it even glows.
-Mini Pumpkins (Art Room): Get creative and make a pumpkin masterpiece to take home.

Performances/Other:
-Family Museum Dance Company (Dance B&C): 1:00 & 3:00: Enjoy a Monsters Inc.-inspired dance performance by the Family Museum Dance Company.
-FrankenScience: (Dance B&C): 2:00 & 4:00: Catch this electrifying science show that will spark, glow, and light up your wildest, monster-iest dreams.

No pre-sale tickets.

Cost:
-$9 for general admission at the door
-free for Family Museum members.

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